Cancer Risk

Chronic Disease Major Factor for Cancer Risk and Cancer Mortality

Chronic Disease Major Factor for Cancer Risk and Cancer Mortality

Risk scores summarizing eight diseases, markers tied to cancer risk in dose-response manner

Obesity and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Obesity and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet defines obesity and explores its relationship with cancer.

Documentation of Cancer Risk in Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules Inconsistent

Documentation of Cancer Risk in Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules Inconsistent

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Qualitative risk statements of malignancy for indeterminate pulmonary nodules are imprecise, highly variable, and should be replaced by a standard scale.

Proinflammatory Diet Associated With Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk

Proinflammatory Diet Associated With Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk

Investigators examined correlations between an empirical dietary inflammatory pattern (EDIP) score and colorectal cancer risk.

Nearly One Third of Veterans Report Current Tobacco Use

Nearly One Third of Veterans Report Current Tobacco Use

Researchers found that nearly one third of veterans reported current use of a tobacco product, with cigarettes being most frequently used.

Adherence to Skin Cancer Screening Guidelines Beneficial in Management SCC in SOTRs

Adherence to Skin Cancer Screening Guidelines Beneficial in Management SCC in SOTRs

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Transplant recipients developed squamous cell carcinomas that did not appear to behave more aggressively than those that developed in the immunocompetent group.

Long-Term Night Shift Work Associated With Cancer Risk in Women

Long-Term Night Shift Work Associated With Cancer Risk in Women

The researchers observed a positive correlation between long-term night shift work and the risks of several different types of cancer.

Breast Implants Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma

Breast Implants Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma

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The safety of breast implants has not been confirmed despite widespread use.

Atopic Dermatitis Linked to Increased Risk of Skin Cancer

Atopic Dermatitis Linked to Increased Risk of Skin Cancer

Individuals with a history of atopic dermatitis have a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma development, research indicates.

Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines the evidence linking artificial sweeteners to an increased risk of cancer development.

Aromatase Inhibitor Use Does Not Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Aromatase Inhibitor Use Does Not Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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No additional risk of colorectal cancer was noted among women treated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs) following a median follow-up of 2.4 and 2.9 years.

No Increased Risk for Melanoma in Patients With MM

No Increased Risk for Melanoma in Patients With MM

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An increased prevalence of melanoma has been observed in patients with various immunocompromised conditions.

Breast Cancer Risk Higher Among Women Who Used Hormonal Contraception

Breast Cancer Risk Higher Among Women Who Used Hormonal Contraception

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Recent use of hormonal contraception was associated with a higher risk of breast cancer than seen in women who had never used hormonal contraceptives, researchers found.

Researchers Find No Link Between Acne and Malignant Melanoma in Men

Researchers Find No Link Between Acne and Malignant Melanoma in Men

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Individuals categorized as overweight or obese had a significantly increased risk for malignant melanoma.

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopause Breast Cancer Risk

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopause Breast Cancer Risk

Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer, research indicates.

Oral Microbiome Composition Linked to Esophageal Cancer Risk

Oral Microbiome Composition Linked to Esophageal Cancer Risk

Periodontal pathogen Tannerella forsythia linked to increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Reproductive History and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Reproductive History and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines possible correlations between cancer risk and factors such as pregnancy and breast feeding.

ASCO: Alcohol Is A Modifiable Risk Factor for Cancer

ASCO: Alcohol Is A Modifiable Risk Factor for Cancer

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Seventy percent of Americans surveyed in this year's National Cancer Opinion Survey were unaware that alcohol is a well-established and modifiable risk factor for cancer, the authors noted.

ASCO Issues Statement Addressing Alcohol and Cancer

ASCO Issues Statement Addressing Alcohol and Cancer

Alcohol-related cancers account for 5.5 percent of all cancers treated annually worldwide.

Warfarin Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk in Older Adults

Warfarin Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk in Older Adults

Warfarin use may provide cancer protection across a broad range of malignant neoplasms.

HPV and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

HPV and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines possible links between human papillomaviruses (HPVs) and cancer.

Rate of Obesity-Related Cancers High in the United States

Rate of Obesity-Related Cancers High in the United States

Approximately 40 percent of cancer diagnoses in the U.S. are tied to extra weight; rate higher in older individuals, females.

Childhood-Onset IBD May Increase Adult Cancer Risk

Childhood-Onset IBD May Increase Adult Cancer Risk

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may increase the future risk of gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoid neoplasms, and skin cancer.

Imaging Management of Breast Density, a Controversial Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Imaging Management of Breast Density, a Controversial Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

[Cancer Control] This research reviews the evidence regarding breast density as a risk factor for the development of breast cancer and presents a management strategy for screening women with dense breasts.

Skin Cancer Prevention Strategies Lacking in Work Settings

Skin Cancer Prevention Strategies Lacking in Work Settings

High occupational UV exposure tied to two-fold increase in skin cancer risk, but prevention strategies in work environments are often underutilized.

Vitamin B6 and B12 Supplements May Up Risk of Lung Cancer in Men

Vitamin B6 and B12 Supplements May Up Risk of Lung Cancer in Men

Vitamin B intake appears to be related to lung cancer risk, but only for men or male smokers.

Obesity in Adolescents Ups Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk in Adulthood

Obesity in Adolescents Ups Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk in Adulthood

Overweight teens in Israel had about a 53 percent higher risk for colon cancer as adults, researchers found.

"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines so-called "light" cigarettes, associated cancer risks, and tar yield ratings.

Vitamin D3 Supplementation Has No Impact on Breast Density Percentage, Breast Cancer Risk

Vitamin D3 Supplementation Has No Impact on Breast Density Percentage, Breast Cancer Risk

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Supplementation with vitamin D3 in premenopausal women does not have a significant effect on breast density percentage, nor does it reduce breast cancer risk.

Obese Men at Higher Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Obese Men at Higher Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Study found taller and heavier males were more likely to develop prostate cancer, and they are also more likely to die of the disease.

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